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MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> and the group mayors against illegal guns headed by new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is also out with a new ad featuring the mother of christina taylor green. she is the youngest victim killed in the tucson shooting. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. >> and the other side ramping up. we have learned that gun rights activists and other conservative groups have planned a gun appreciation day just two days before the nation launches president obama's formal inauguration. joining me now, former pennsylvania governor ed rendell, john rosenthal, chairman of stop handgun violence and msnbc contributor michael smer csmerkonish. is this how we see the conversation move forward, with groups backed by every day citizens on either side i guess putting if you will their stake in the ground and not letting us forget newtown and the promises made by the administration to put some kind of legislation
MSNBC
Jan 26, 2013 12:00pm PST
in a statement attacking new york's mayor michael bloomberg saying quote, our stand is about basic economic fairness. bloomberg's ban attacks the little bay while giving a pass to big corporations. the mayor michael bloomberg isn't taking it quietly. >> the naacp, in all fairness it's the local chapter and not the national, but for them to do this is such an outright disgrace how they can look themselves in the mirror and knowing they are hurting the life expectancy and the quality of life for the people that most deserve. the same is true for this hispanic organization that sold their soul because a lot of hispanic kids are overweight as well. >> the hispanic federation called the remarks by bloomberg friday, quote, irresponsible. joining me here louis reyes who is also an attorney and also a "usa today k" columnist. i did invite the naacp and hispanic regulation united states because their position puzzled us. we offered them a variety of time slots and neither group could make it work with their schedules, you, however, have been kind enough to join us and based on your recent writings y
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 2:00am PST
of prison. he's served five years for corruption and now 78 years old. >>> and michael bloomberg had had high praise for joe biden telling politico, you know, joe biden, you can joke about him but he has a set of, fill in the blanks, and he says what he believes and is forced to focus on gay marriage. that's your scrambled politics. >>> turning to australia where massive flooding caused by the remnants of a cyclone has forced 7,500 people from their it homes. there's no power in most of the joan and officials are warning to be careful about drinking water. >>> now for a look at the national weather we turn to bill karins. >> it's been a busy night. a lot of rough storms. tornado sirens in kentucky and tennessee. here's the recap. four tornadoes so far reported. no fatalities. no towns destroyed. a lot of isolated homes with roofs off. a lot of those things of those nature. the blue dots are wind reports. they are plowing their way through areas of indiana, kentucky, tennessee, through mississippi. we'll include alabama in this and areas of eastern tennessee and kentucky. the most dangero
FOX News
Jan 1, 2013 2:00am PST
on facebook wishing her a speedy recovery as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> she is made an enormous contribution to the country and will do exactly the same thing in the future. i don't know how but hillary is certainly nobody that puts their feet up she is always been a doer and has enormous respect from everybody and anybody. the 65-year-old clinton is treated with blood thinners and will be released from the hospital once the medication dose has been established according to her doctors. she is in good spirits engaging with her family p and her staff. >> she is expect to do spend the next couple days at new york presbyterian hospital. again her doctors say she is making excellent progress and is expected to make a full recovery. in washington heights, john huddy, fox five news. >>> the time 25 minutes after the hour. still to come lawmakers with a ban on plastic bottles. the companies paying the price. >> on this day in history in 1902, the very first football game was played in pasadena before it is still played today. michigan verses stanford. michigan won 49-0. >>
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 2:00pm PST
it up. bob, i would like your opinion on this. the ncaa, they initially stood with michael bloomberg when he announced the new york soda ban but now they joined lawsuit against the city. big soft drink companies, got naacp to stand with them, in the lawsuit, saying that the ban is racist. >> bob: here is the problem, with naacp. they receive a lot of money from soft drink industry for other things they are doing and the programs that were funded. king and spalding is doing it pro bono for naacp. they should step back and let somebody else take it who does not have a direct conflict with the soft drink industry. >> eric: why does the naacp get money from soft drink industry? >> bob: coca-cola gives enormous money for research. >> dana: research and also they run fitness programs, after-school programs in urban centers. >> andrea: this law isn't racist. it's stupid. this is one of the dumbest thing that bloomberg has ever done. i like to see the groups going after each other. the dem on dem violence is fun to watch. but this law is just dumb. period. i mean, it's one of block block's i
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 10:00am PST
. michael bloomberg's anti-gun group is offering a new appeal from the mother of the youngest tucson victim. >> i have one question for our political leaders. where will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> haggling over hagel. the president's nominee has his work cut out for him, even among some democratic senators. >> i want to get an explanation about his position in regards to iran. he has been very reluctant to support tough sanctions. >> demonstrators protest against john brennan's role in shaping controversial interrogation techniques after 9/11. matsch husband masterpiece. >> dearest mary. now you tell me all of your wedding plans, and i'll see what i can do to improve them. >> the opening night. a huge success for pbs. nearly eight million fans watched the downtown abby third season premier. we have an exclusive look behind the scenes at the making of the hit series. good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in new york today. white house is now gearing up for two big confirmation fights. the president's nominees for defense secretary and cia director. joining me now for
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
would argue that someone like michael bloomberg, who is totally in favor of gun control, very strong on it, and could actually write the checks and do this, if he did it, counter the nra m nra's money, i'm not sure it would make a difference because it has to come from the country as a whole. there has to be leadership at the top, and also in the red states where democrats are running, they're scared. it can't all come from the mayor and governor of new york, from dianne feinstein who is california. it's going to have to come from the rest of the abocountry. >> when you see 2,200 guns can remain legal in the proposal, that's not enough? >> it's never enough. there's no logic to it. it's a credo and it's going to take, i feel, i feel as strongly as you do, but it's going to take a long time to marshal that leadership, marshal that ground roots support for it. as you can see from the two young women you had on the air tonight, young people are poised to embrace this as old people. >> i agree. quick question on hillary clinton, how do you think she fared after the benghazi interview? >>
Current
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
the super bowl is going to be next year. michael bloomberg, mayor announced it yesterday. >> february 2nd, 2014, mark it down. super bowl 48 at met life stadium and in the week before, hundreds of thousands of fans from across the country and around the globe will converge on new york city. >> the stadium is in new jersey but they will be in new york city. they will. there are not hotels in northern new jersey. so they will bugs them over. >> an interesting pick. >> it is but it could be icy cold. >> there is a reason. bill seriously. do you think that could impact the game? >> absolutely. >> but it's football. >> yeah. i get it. it is football, but there is a reason -- i think they have held it in norse and miami because you go and get decent weather. detroit, indianapolis. they don't like it to be a mess bill what happens to the big apple? >> as everyone knows, new york % is the big apple and 12 months from now, it will be the big pigskin as well. bill i think he is trying a little too hard. a little too hard. yeah. >> not for everybody. bill bill t
FOX Business
Jan 23, 2013 1:00pm EST
it. forget the mcmansion. it is all about the micro apartment. new york city mayor michael bloomberg it an effort to create more affordable housing for 500,000 residents, announced a project calling might my micro new york. multifamily building and 55 apartments and using prefabricated modules built in brooklyn. the apartments range in size from 250 to 270 square feet. the cost? 940 for a studio and $1700 for a two-person apartment. not a two bedroom, a two-person apartment. residents will begin to move in in september of 2015. the artist renderings are hysterical. like a bed that folds up. your table, living room is underneath it. push it to the side and pull it down, that is where you sleep. there is actually a tub. you like it? you're moving there? lori: comical thing i never lived in a new york space much bigger that on that, 500 square feet. that is normal for new york. i think what is interesting about the micro spaces are storage capacity. i was joking. i put my sweaters in the oven. storage components and pop-up bed, it is clever the way that they're giving you more storage.
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
they're doing it not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan would but a limit to 16-understand drink in restaurants, sports games, street carts, and movie theaters. it results in $4.7 billion in annual health care costs. 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkers struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometime decided that an issue that is important to him should be just a this way or no hazel dukes is the presid. >> the decision is -- >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contents the sugar ban is unfair because it affects supermarket and convenience stores. >> why do you think the big chains are left out? >> they have political power. >> the city's commissioner did not comment on cram but they did give this statement. the obesity crisis calls for bold action. this regulation will help t
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
and public relations battle with the white house getting the backing of new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> i think what we've got to do first is try to do everything that we can to help joe biden. >> reporter: his group, mayors against illegal guns, launched their own campaign, demanding action on capitol hill. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> and these ads are just the beginning of what promises to be an intense few weeks of political outreach. in anticipation of specifics from the white house, but already the rhetoric is heated and it's quite emotional, wolf. >> not every day the obama white house invites somebody from the nra to come over, participate in a meeting. >> we are told james baker will be representing the nra. he's been with the nra leadership roles off and on through the 1980s. a high-level campaign volunteer to senator mccain during his 2008 failed bid for the presidency. and the baker we are talking about, of course, is not the fo
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 2:00am PST
in their soda war with new york mayor michael bloomberg. "the new york times" says attorneys for coca-cola wrote an naacp court filing that supports blocking bloomberg's super sized soft drink ban. the city's health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community would benefit from keeping the supervise ban which goes into effect in march. >> here we go. fallout from the lance armstrong, big sitdown interview with oprah, kicking into high gear. the los angeles times reporting on a class-action lawsuit against armstrong and his book publishers. the plaintiffs, what they say is they thought they were reading about a guy who beat cancer and raced to the top of the cycling world without doping. but now they feel like the entire read was a rip-off and the fact was in fact fiction. they want their money back. the lawsuit says more than 100 plaintiffs could join in. >> i'm no lawyer but it's interesting at least. >> it's absolutely interesting. i don't think this is the first lawsuit we were expecting to read about. >> all right. for an expanded look at our top stories,
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
drink companies have a new ally in their soda war with the mayor, michael bloomberg, of new york. the new york chapter of the naacp, an organization that has close ties with coca-cola, coca-cola funds some of their programs, "the new york times" reports that attorneys for coca-cola wrote in an naacp court filing that supports blocking the supersize soft drink ban. the city health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community the ban would be beneficial. that ban goes into effect come march. it is surprising that the naacp would weigh into this debate. you know, you and i have had this debate a bunch of times about the size of these sodas at a time when the people who are really suffering with obesity are african-americans and latinos. >> the same thing happened when you saw potential increasing of taxes on cigarettes. it happened in chicago where you had business groups, the black chamber of commerce, they said, oh, this is going to hurt small businesses but then the argument was, wait a minute, when you look at cancer rates among african-americ
FOX News
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
man. michael bloomberg is a million air. he wants to regulate our salt content, what you cook with. this man this is he knows best not just when it comes to firearms, when it comes to daily living. bike lanes are all over the city that are causing congestion everywhere. his response will be, listen peasant i know what's best for you you don't know what is best for your own life and you certainly don't know what is best to protect yourself, your family and property from would be harm and burglars. martha: by the way your big gulp is good until march,. >> is it? martha: it's good until march. get yourself a big gulp today and enjoy it. i won't be able to have one of those. you're able to have a couple of cups. >> so there are loopholes in the soda ban. martha: thank you jason. good to have you here. bill: jon scott is here. what is happening with you. jon: good morning, bill. president obama heads to nevada to layout his terms for immigration reform. will the white house end newspaper a battle with the senate one day after senators from both parties unveil their plan. the political a
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
." >>> new york city mayor michael bloomberg gives $350 million to his alma mater, johns hopkins university. $100 million going to go to scholarships for students in need. $250 million will go to several different university programs. bloomberg had given johns hopkins university $1 billion since he graduated from there back in 1964. the new york mayor says he doesn't know of any other institution that can make a bigger difference in lives around the world through its groundbreaking research. >>> we're coming up on 6:37 sunday morning. some of you may be awake this early because someone next to you is snoring in bed. >> listen up, don't think it's just annoying. why snoring may be a sign of a serious health condition. >>> also ahead, the game stopper that forced them to turn off the lights at a basketball game this welcome back. next week immigration becomes the main focus of the obama administration. >> changing tactics but not necessarily where it stands on policies. meet the press moderator david gregory joins us to talk a little politics. good morning, david. we want to start with immigr
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
president joe biden, gabby giffords, and the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. joining us to explain the cover, rick stangel. thanks very much. tell us why you put these individuals, these three people on the cover. >> i think, wolf, they represent the sort of three legs of the stool of people who are trying to combat gun violence of the gr progressive side. mayor bloomberg has been out spoken for a very long time about reducing gun violence and he will be contributing money personally to a super pac that will help candidates who are in favor of gun laws and, of course, gabby giffords herself is a sim poll of the terrible tragedies that can happen from deranged people using guns. >> they are the three individuals on this fight right now. they didn't get together for a formal photo shoot for the cover, did they? >> no. we shot them individually and pieced them together. congresswoman giffords couldn't come to washington. otherwise i think we would have gotten them all together. >> how difficult will it be -- and your reporters have done a lot of reporting on this -- to get the preside
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
've heard of the generosity of so many other people like warren buffett and our own mayor, michael bloomberg, and others who don't get recognition. the average person out there is generous, i think. they want to be philanthropic but can't give a lot. if someone out there can afford to give $10 to any cause, where would you want them to send it? >> there are a lot of wonderful choices. there's one called donors choose where teachers put up projects and those are for small amounts of money. you go to that website you can help fund a thing that a teacher is trying to do with their class. can you go to save the children. they help mothers have safe births. you can go to the polio vaccination website t takes donations of any size. you can be sure that these organizations will put your money to good use. >> we talk a lot about the progress that you are achieving here. can you compare for me, though, the feeling you get today from being able to give away millions and billions of dollars to the feeling you had as a young man, being able to make your first million dollars? there's no crime in looking
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
food or soda pop. >> first bloomberg goes for the movie theaters and soda and now coca-cola. >> eternal vigilance. with us now, contributing editor of "rolling stone," michael hastings out with a new e-book, "panic 2012," inside story of obama's final campaign. we understand you were almost kicked off the plane. it was a revolt! >> it was exciting. >> the peasants were coming after you. >> i do not get along well with organized groups of journalists, it appears. >> another one, huh. >> what do you do? >> i had -- was covering the obama campaign for buzzfeed. during the last two months when everyone was getting crazy about every little thing that went on, i wrote a story pointing out president obama had shown up a couple -- about a month earlier at drink session with journalists, all did the fact he showed up. >> hanging out with journalists, having a coca-cola. >> knocking back a sam adams. i'm not allowed to say he was doing that and what he might have been doing if he was there. >> actually there. >> i'm not allowed to acknowledge the existence of it. but i did. i wasn't up on the nec
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